Transfer Everything from Android to Android: 5 Free Ways

When you need to share files from Android phone to another Android device, how to make it in the most convenient way? Just read this passage to get the 5 methods.

Kathy by Kathy Updated December 11, 2023
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How do I transfer everything from my old Android phone to my new Android phone without Wi-Fi?

I need to know how to transfer data from Android to Android wirelessly but don’t need to connect to a Wi-Fi connection. Is there any handy tool can help me make it?

- Question from Android users

For people who need to switch to a new Android phone or want to share files with friends, if there is too much data you need to move, then the process may be a big headache for you.

But don’t worry! This passage will tell you how to transfer data between two Android devices wirelessly or with a cable. Just keep on reading to find answers!

How to transfer everything from Android to Android wirelessly

When it comes to moving Android data to another Android phone, wireless transfer may be the most convenient way to make it. Here we will introduce 4 ways for you, and Method 1 may be the best free way to airdrop files between Android phones.

1. Move everything from Android to Android via FoneTool for free

If you need a handy tool to transfer data from Android to Android like Samsung, Pixel, OnePlus, etc., then FoneTool can help you a lot. With its powerful feature, you can easily move all or part of your photos, music, videos, contacts and files according to your need.

It’s important to note that this app doesn’t require a Wi-Fi connection or consume any cellular data. And the transfer speed is much faster than you can imagine. Now you can go to this page to download FoneTool on your Android device and follow the instructions below to airdrop data at a super-fast speed.

Step 1. Launch FoneTool on both your devices > Allow it to use WLAN. (Just enable the option, don’t need to connect to Wi-Fi.)

Step 2. Go to Connect to Android on one of your devices > Click another device name to establish a connection.

connect to android

Step 3. Go to File Transfer on your source Android > Select the data you need to airdrop > Tap Send to continue > Click Confirm on your target device to receive the files.

send photos

Note: With FoneTool’s wide compatibility, you can also transfer data from iPhone to Android like Pixel and vice versa.

2. Move files from Android to Android via Bluetooth

Using the Bluetooth feature between Android devices can also help you share various file including images, videos, music, documents, etc. wirelessly.

Step 1. Enable Bluetooth on both Android phones and pair them.

Step 2. Open the File Manager app and choose the files you want to transfer > Tap the Share button to continue.

Step 3. From the list of options, select Bluetooth > Choose the receiving device from the list of paired Bluetooth devices > Confirm the choice on your target device to get the files.

share files with bluetooth

3. Transfer data from Android to Android using NFC

When both Android devices are equipped with NFC (Near Field Communication) chips, data transfer at close range becomes seamless. NFC eliminates the need for pairing between phones, making it an efficient method to transfer data from one Android phone to another.

Step 1. Go to Settings and select Bluetooth and Connections > Choose NFC and enable it > Then select Android Beam and turn it on.

enable nfc

Step 2. Open the File Manager on the sending device and select the files you wish to send > Open the file and gently place both phones' rear panels together, ensuring their NFC areas are close.

Step 3. You'll feel a vibration and see an option saying “Tap to beam” > Tap the file, and the transfer will start.

4. Transfer all files from Android to Android using Google Drive

If you want to use cloud service to finish the Android-to-Android data transfer, then Google Drive may be a good helper. But the internet quality will affect your transfer speed and it only offers 15 GB of storage for free users.

Step 1. Go to Google Play to download Google Drive on both your Android devices.

Step 2. Launch the app on your source device > Log in with your Google account > Tap the “+” icon and choose Upload to upload your files.

upload files to google drive

Step 3. Open Google Drive on your target device > Log in with the same account > Choose the files you need > Tap the download icon to get your data right now.

That’s all about how to transfer everything from Android to Android wirelessly, if you need to use a USB cable to finish the process, you can find answers in the next part.

Copy everything from Android to Android with a cable

For Android users, it's easy to access your device’s data from the Windows PC.

Step 1. Just connect 2 devices to the PC via 2 USB cables > Allow your computer to access the devices’ data from the pop-up window showing on your phones.

Note: If you have only one USB cable, you can connect your source device to the PC and save the files to your computer, then unplug the phone and plug the target device to import the data.

Step 2. Go to This PC on your computer > Click your source device to find the files > Choose and drag them to your target device.

access android on pc

Once the transfer is complete, you can unplug your phones and view your files on the target device.


From these 5 options, now you can know how to transfer everything from Android to Android. There are 4 wireless transfer ways to help you move files on Android phones directly. And you can use USB cables to connect your devices to the PC to move files.

The free AirDroid alternative named FoneTool may be the most convenient way to make it. Hope you can get excellent experience during the usage.

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